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Lincoln MacVeagh

Born: 1-Oct-1890
Birthplace: Narragansett, RI
Died: 15-Jan-1972
Location of death: Adelphi, MD
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Lower Merion Township, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Roosevelt's Ambassador to Greece

Military service: US Army (major, WWI)

Father: Charles MacVeagh (US Ambassador to Japan, b. 1860, d. 1931)
Mother: Fannie Davenport Rogers
Wife: Margaret Charlton Lewis (m. 1917, d. 9-Sep-1947)
Daughter: Margaret Ewen (b. 1920)
Wife: Virginia Ferrante Coats (m. 1955)

    High School: Groton School (1909)
    University: BA Philosophy, Harvard University
    University: Sorbonne (one year)

    US Ambassador to Spain (1952-53)
    US Ambassador to Portugal (1948-52)
    US Ambassador to Greece (1943-47)
    US Ambassador to Yugoslavia (1943-44)
    US Ambassador to South Africa (1942-43)
    US Ambassador to Iceland (1941-42)
    US Ambassador to Greece (1933-41)
    Dial Press (1923-)
    Henry Holt Publishing Company (1915-23)

Author of books:
Greek Journey (1937, juvenile, with Margaret Charlton Lewis)
"Dear Franklin..." Letters to President Roosevelt from Lincoln MacVeagh, U.S. Minister to South Africa, 1942-43 (1972)
Ambassador MacVeagh Reports: Greece, 1933-47 (1980, ed. John O. Iatrides)


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